Definitions for enthuseɛnˈθuz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

en•thuse*ɛnˈθuz(v.)-thused, -thus•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to speak with or show enthusiasm.

  2. (v.t.)to cause to become enthusiastic.

* Usage: enthuse is a 19th-century back formation from the noun enthusiasm and is now standard and well established in the speech and all but the most formal writing of educated persons in both Britain and the U.S. Despite its long history and frequent occurrence, however, enthuse, like some other back formations, still encounters some disapproval.

Origin of enthuse:

1820–30, Amer.; back formation from enthusiasm

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enthuse(verb)

    cause to feel enthusiasm

  2. enthuse(verb)

    utter with enthusiasm


  1. enthuse(Verb)

    to cause (someone) to feel enthusiasm or to be enthusiastic

    The novelty of the film enthused the audience.

  2. enthuse(Verb)

    to show enthusiasm

    a splendid performance, and I was enthusing over it u2014 Julian Huxley

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enthuse

    to make or become enthusiastic


  1. Enthuse

    enthuse is platform that enables sports franchises to engage & reward their fans.

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to be enthusiastic.

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